The public is invited to the September luncheon of the McAllen Area Christian Women’s Connection, a division of Stonecroft Ministries, on Tuesday, Sept. 21, at the Echo Hotel and Conference Center, 1903 S. Closner, Edinburg, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The special feature, “Achieving Goals With a Disability,” will be presented by Pattie Rosenlund, director of Easter Seals RGV, a non-profit organization which raises funds to build programs which support newborns to adults who are living with disabilities in our community. Easter Seals mission is to enable children and adults to reach their highest level of independence where they live, work or play.

The guest speaker will be Nancy Briggs from Houston. In her message, “Search for Happiness,” she tells of dealing with rejection as she searches for truth. She is a school teacher, an experienced mover and a cancer survivor.

The cost of the luncheon is $14 inclusive. RSVP by Monday noon Sept. 20 for reservations and onsite childcare to mcallenareacwc@att.net or Betty, 956-584-5872, Michelle, 956-560-1996. Please bring a sack lunch for your child.

McAllen Area Christian Women’s Connection meets on the third Tuesday of the month.

There is no membership fee and no dues are required.